Santa Ana

Pedestrian killed in Santa Ana

A WOMAN was killed Friday in Santa Ana when she was struck by an auto while walking on 1st Street (Shutterstock).

A woman crossing a street in Santa Ana was fatally struck by an automobile Friday morning.

According to the SAPD, the incident took place around 11:19 a.m. at 2200 West 1st Street. Arriving officers found a woman lying in the roadway, having suffered major injuries.

Orange County Fire Authority personnel responded and treated her before she was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The preliminary investigation indicated the woman was walking across 1st Street east of Center Street when she was hit by a vehicle headed west on 1st. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with police. Alcohol is not believed to play a role in the incident and the investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the SAPD at (714) 245-8216 or (714) 245-8200.

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